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B.C. government sparks debt explosion with far-reaching consequences

From 2019-20 to 2024-25, the government increased program spending by more than 50 per cent.

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B.C.’s day of ‘debt’ reckoning has arrived

The province forecasts huge deficits in each of the next four fiscal years.

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B.C. government projects massive debt accumulation—and British Columbians will pay the price

The government plans to overspend by $11.2 billion relative to its 2023 budget plan.

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Another big spending budget would drown B.C. government in red ink

In 2022/23, the latest year of complete data, inflation-adjusted spending reached a record high of $14,275 per person.

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B.C. government’s spending spike sparks debt boom

This fiscal year the province's debt interest costs with reach $3.3 billion.

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B.C.’s coming debt boom will make COVID deficits look like small potatoes

The province is on track to add more debt than it did during the 2008/09 recession and pandemic.

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B.C.’s pending debt boom—elections matter

The province's net debt will reach a projected $97.2 billion in 2024/25.

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B.C. government paves way for historic run-up in debt

The province's debt-to-GDP ratio will climb to a projected 22.5 per cent in 2025.